Villa Belvedere is the ideal place for families wishing to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday in the Tuscan countryside and, at the same time, very close to Florence and the other Tuscany towns. The property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday during high and low season. During the off season you can rent it from any day for a minimum stay of 4 nights.
The villa, completely and tastefully renovated in 2014, is located on the hills of Bagno a Ripoli, a few kilometers from Florence. Attached to the villa is also located the dependance and all the property can accommodate up to 11 people. The villa is surrounded by a beautiful enclosed garden in which there is a pool with a gazebo that has a wonderful view of Florence.
External Description: it consists of the main building (260 sm) and a and a separate independent dependance (65 sm). Surrounded by 4,000 sm of enclosed and lighted garden with lawn and olive trees, the villa has a fenced pool (12 x 6 m) with gazebo, sun loungers, outdoor shower, dining table. The view is truly unique! There are two entrances with automatic gate and video intercom, to ensure guests the utmost security and privacy.
The villa is arranged over several floors and can accommodate up to 11 people, for a total of 6 bedrooms (5 doubles and 1 single) and 7 bathrooms.
Basement: laundry area with washer and dryer.
Ground floor: entrance, kitchen (with breakfast table, a double door American fridge, oven and dishwasher), dining room with glass table for 8 people, living room (two sofas and two armchairs, a fireplace and TV 47 ") single room with wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with shower, ideal for staff, elderly or guests with mobility difficulties.
First floor: small lounge (with sofa, and tv 39 "), a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, view of Florence; 2 double bedrooms (divisible with en-suite bathrooms with shower), with a view of Florence the garden and pool.
Second floor (tower): bedroom with double bed (divisible), sofa, table, chair, small bathroom with shower (no bidet). From the tower you can enjoy a beautiful view of Florence and the hills surrounding the villa too.
Dependence: The separate cottage spreads on two floors and is located 20 meters from the villa. The ground floor is a living room with three sofas, dining table and TV 39 ", spacious kitchen with dining table for four people, refrigerator, dishwasher, oven.
Upstairs there is a hall with a sofa (any single bed), table and bathroom (sink and toilet), bedroom (twin) with en-suite shower room with pool view and hills.
All windows are fitted with mosquito nets. The air conditioning is only present in three bedrooms of the villa and the room of the guest house. Internet Wi-fi is available throughout the villa and in the garden. The villa is equipped with video intercom and alarm.
Additional amenities include: wood stove, coffee maker, highchair, cot, cd player, patio/deck/terrace, gas, security code with interphone, kitchen utensils provided, shower, ice machine, water kettle, espresso machine, shared kitchen, city view, i-pod station, bathtub, bed linen provided, ironing board.
From Villa Belvedere you are 10 minutes by car away from the "Palio" Highway (connecting Florence to Siena), the "A1" Highway (from Florence to Rome or Bologna) and the wonderful Via Chiantigiana (if you want to head toward the Chianti region).
Within a radius of approx. 60 Km the most beautiful Tuscan cities are located (like Siena, Lucca, Arezzo, Pisa, Pistoia...) but also many villages, real jewels of Art and Architecture. Some of them famous like San Gimignano, Pienza, Cortona, Montepulciano, Certaldo, Poppi, Montelupo, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Collodi, Monteriggioni ...) and others, almost unknown, like Buggiano Alta, Gargonza, S. Donato in Poggio ...)Get the full listing »